What’s New This Week?
Baltimore City Small Business Grant
The Grant Application Period ends on October 16, 2020 at 11:59 PM. Grants WILL NOT BE AWARDED ON A FIRST-COME FIRST SERVED BASIS. All applications received during the Grant Application Period will be considered. Any applications received after the end date will not be considered. The maximum grant amount is $15,000. If you are a business owner who needs language assistance, please complete this form: bit.ly/bdclanguage. MIMA hosted a Facebook Live info session in English about the program last Friday. We will host a Spanish info session TODAY, Tuesday, October 13th at 1:40PM on our Facebook page. Click here for more information on grant terms and conditions. Apply here. MIMA has also published multilingual graphics about the Small Business Grant program (English version below).
Baltimore Non-Profit Relief Form
Non profit organizations can apply to the Baltimore Non-Profit Relief Fund for reimbursement of unexpected costs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Requests for proposals for the fund will open on October 19th. Check out baltimorecivicfund.org/nonprofit-relief-fund for more details.
The Eviction Prevention fund is now open for applications!
Tenants and landlords are able to apply for funds to keep tenants in their homes. Unlicensed properties will be considered for funds on a case-by-case basis. Visit https://www.bmorechildren.com/eviction-prevention for more information on required documents. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request an application.
|ShareBaby Diaper DistributionFamilies can pick up free diapers at the following emergency diaper distributions. Please note that Emergency Diaper hubs will be ending at the end of 2020, these are the third to last distributions. All sites are first come, first served and while supplies last. No identification is required to receive resources. 10/14/2020, 10am-12pm at John Ruhrah Elementary, 701 Rappolla St, Baltimore MD 2122410/15/2020, 10am-12pm at Transformation Center, 3701 4th St, Baltimore MD 2122510/15/2020, 10am-1pm at Arlington Elementary, 3705 W. Rogers Ave, Baltimore MD 2121510/16/2020, 10am-12pm and|
1pm-4pm at Fishes and Loaves Pantry, 2422 W. Patapsco Ave, Baltimore MD 21230
Time is running out to complete your 2020 census!
Visit my2020census.gov or call 844-330-2020 to complete the questionnaire for your household. If you want funding for schools, free school meals, parks, health centers and more, make sure you and everyone who lives in your home get counted!
People who usually do not file taxes may be eligible for the federal stimulus payment
Complete this online form with the IRS by November 21st. The form has to be completed online – there is no paper form – and people without bank accounts will receive a debit card or check in the mail. Read more information about the CARES Act relief payments in English and Spanish.
Join MIMA for our Biweekly Update call!
MIMA has been inviting stakeholders and community partners to join a call every other Friday to share information that may benefit community members. Join meeting here or call-in:+1 667-228-6519, code: 192 572 409#.